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Swole Radio answers all of your questions on natural bodybuilding. I'm a medical doctor, natural men's physique athlete, and YouTuber based in Vancouver, Canada.

I seek to promote science-based perspectives to help people lose fat and gain muscle. This will involve interviewing the top athletes, coaches, and scientists in bodybuilding.

If that sounds like it will help you, join me by subscribing!

- Bill Wong, MD (Dr. Swole)

Swole Radio Bill Wong MD

    • Fitness
    • 4.6 • 8 Ratings

Swole Radio answers all of your questions on natural bodybuilding. I'm a medical doctor, natural men's physique athlete, and YouTuber based in Vancouver, Canada.

I seek to promote science-based perspectives to help people lose fat and gain muscle. This will involve interviewing the top athletes, coaches, and scientists in bodybuilding.

If that sounds like it will help you, join me by subscribing!

- Bill Wong, MD (Dr. Swole)

    10. Brad Loomis: Contest Prep - Optimal Starting Point, Diet Breaks x Training, Pre-Diet Diet, Programming, Common Mistakes

    10. Brad Loomis: Contest Prep - Optimal Starting Point, Diet Breaks x Training, Pre-Diet Diet, Programming, Common Mistakes

    Brad Loomis is a highly esteemed natural bodybuilding prep coach and part of 3D Muscle Journey (3DMJ). We talk all about contest prep:


    optimal starting point
    rate of loss
    length of prep
    the “pre-diet diet”
    most common mistakes in terms of diet and training
    timing volume and intensity fluctuations with nutrition/diet breaks
    lessons in 2020
    programming heavy movements/powerlifting
    Brad’s current priorities

    3DMJ: https://3dmusclejourney.com/

    Brad’s Instagram: @3dmjcoach

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    Follow me on social media:

    YOUTUBE: www.youtube.com/c/AskDrSwole

    INSTAGRAM: http://instagram.com/dr_swole

    FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/bill.wong22/

    TIKTOK: https://www.tiktok.com/@dr_swole/

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    About me: I'm a medical doctor and natural men’s physique athlete based in Vancouver, Canada. I seek to share science-based perspectives to help people lose fat and gain muscle. These will reflect the current expert consensus in the scientific bodybuilding community. I‘m lifetime drug-free and have been training since 2012.

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    Disclaimers: Consider seeing a physician to assess your readiness before beginning any fitness program. Information presented here is to be applied intelligently in the individual context. I do not assume liability for any loss incurred by using information in this podcast.

    • 50 min
    9. Steve Hall (Revive Stronger): His Journey, Biggest Mistakes, Favorite Training Techniques, Lessons in 2020

    9. Steve Hall (Revive Stronger): His Journey, Biggest Mistakes, Favorite Training Techniques, Lessons in 2020

    I spoke with Steve Hall, founder of Revive Stronger, on his journey in bodybuilding. We talked about his story, biggest mistakes, and training techniques. We also touch on his lessons learned in 2020 as a bodybuilding coach.

    Revive Stronger: https://revivestronger.com/

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    Follow me on social media:

    YOUTUBE: www.youtube.com/c/AskDrSwole

    INSTAGRAM: http://instagram.com/dr_swole

    FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/bill.wong22/

    TIKTOK: https://www.tiktok.com/@dr_swole/

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    About me: I'm a medical doctor and natural men’s physique athlete based in Vancouver, Canada. I seek to share science-based perspectives to help people lose fat and gain muscle. These will reflect the current expert consensus in the scientific bodybuilding community. I‘m lifetime drug-free and have been training since 2012.

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    Disclaimers: Consider seeing a physician to assess your readiness before beginning any fitness program. Information presented here is to be applied intelligently in the individual context. I do not assume liability for any loss incurred by using information in this podcast.

    • 53 min
    8. Dr. Mike Israetel: Periodization for Bodybuilding (Macrocycle Design, Rates of Gain, Minicuts)

    8. Dr. Mike Israetel: Periodization for Bodybuilding (Macrocycle Design, Rates of Gain, Minicuts)

    Here I interview Dr. Mike Israetel from Renaissance Periodization on advanced periodization for bodybuilding. We dive into how to set up your training year for optimized hypertrophy as a bodybuilder.



    1:42 Units of time in the training year

    6:12 Hypertrophy blocks and progression of variables between mesocycles

    15:33 Differences in volume from mesocycle to mesocycle

    19:02 Resensitization and active rest phases

    32:15 Length of massing phases

    34:57 Optimal rates of gain

    42:05 Frequency of minicuts and fat loss phases

    44:12 Why Mike does what he does



    Renaissance Periodization: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfQgsKhHjSyRLOp9mnffqVg



    Subscribe! https://www.youtube.com/c/AskDrSwole?sub_confirmation=1

    My e-books: https://askdrswole.com/

    Merch: https://teespring.com/stores/dr-swole-merch

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    Follow me on social media:

    INSTAGRAM: http://instagram.com/dr_swole

    FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/bill.wong22/

    TIKTOK: https://www.tiktok.com/@dr_swole/

    PODCAST (Swole Radio): https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/swole-radio/id1492784385

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    About me: I'm a medical doctor and natural men’s physique athlete based in Vancouver, Canada. I seek to share science-based perspectives to help people lose fat and gain muscle. These will reflect the current expert consensus in the scientific bodybuilding community. I‘m lifetime drug-free and have been training since 2012.

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    Disclaimers: Consider seeing a physician to assess your readiness before beginning any fitness program. Information presented here is to be applied intelligently in the individual context. I do not assume liability for any loss incurred by using information in this video.

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    #MikeIsraetel #Hypertrophy #NaturalBodybuilding

    • 46 min
    7. John Meadows “Mountain Dog”: Heart Attack, Progressive Overload, Intensity Techniques

    7. John Meadows “Mountain Dog”: Heart Attack, Progressive Overload, Intensity Techniques

    John Meadows, aka the “Mountain Dog” is a world-famous bodybuilder and coach. In this interview, we discuss:

    1:24 His heart attack and current status

    9:19 John’s training approaches over the years

    25:45 Science and bodybuilding

    31:09 Progressive overload & tracking progress

    35:32 What to do when you can’t get stronger

    43:13 Implementing high intensity techniques

    50:50 Training for a beginner / intermediate

    55:48 Deload weeks

    1:02:30 Biggest training mistake

    1:07:42 Biggest piece of advice to natural lifters

    1:11:04 Business and social media direction

    John’s website: https://mountaindogdiet.com/

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    Follow me on social media:

    INSTAGRAM: http://instagram.com/dr_swole

    FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/bill.wong22/

    TIKTOK: https://www.tiktok.com/@dr.swole/

    PODCAST (Swole Radio): https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/swole-radio/id1492784385

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    How to set up a training program: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL-U2jvez_hi-uidDJhwCiEnWo1O_uR_x3

    My full, FREE programs: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL-U2jvez_hi_K0DGNZRkqJUm3MIeLM_Gt

    How to lose fat: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL-U2jvez_hi_9w4ZmARG9sYzKXDO5Pdq7

    How I prepare for a bodybuilding show: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL-U2jvez_hi8bTJspQvYAeYlpvplqVXFS

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    About me: I'm a medical doctor and natural men’s physique athlete based in Vancouver, Canada. I seek to share science-based perspectives to help people lose fat and gain muscle. These will reflect the current expert consensus in the scientific bodybuilding community. I‘m lifetime drug-free and have been training for 6 years.

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    Disclaimers: Consider seeing a physician to assess your readiness before beginning any fitness program. Information presented here is to be applied intelligently in the individual context. I do not assume liability for any loss incurred by using information in this podcast.

    • 1 hr 14 min
    6. Jeff Alberts: Bodybuilding During the Coronavirus Pandemic | Home Training, Mindset, Programming

    6. Jeff Alberts: Bodybuilding During the Coronavirus Pandemic | Home Training, Mindset, Programming

    Jeff Alberts is a world-famous natural bodybuilder and contest prep coach. In this podcast episode we delve into how to approach bodybuilding during the COVID-19 pandemic. We cover the following:

    5:41 perspective on bodybuilding vs. life

    14:25 having a reactionary approach

    21:02 making the best of this time period

    30:44 how to program training at home

    37:45 metabolite work, myoreps

    42:56 mind-muscle connection and efficiency

    52:44 progressive overload with limited equipment

    59:37 moving away from chasing numbers

    1:05 for contest prep athletes



    Jeff’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/3dmj_godfather/?hl=en

    3DMJ: https://3dmusclejourney.com/

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    Check out my YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/AskDrSwole

    Follow me on Instagram: http://instagram.com/dr_swole

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    How to lose fat: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL-U2jvez_hi_9w4ZmARG9sYzKXDO5Pdq7

    How to set up a training program: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL-U2jvez_hi-uidDJhwCiEnWo1O_uR_x3

    How I prepare for a bodybuilding show: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL-U2jvez_hi8bTJspQvYAeYlpvplqVXFS

    Check out my other series: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUIe8bnLLrKl4GDlz4whfIw/playlists

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    About me: I'm a medical doctor and natural men’s physique athlete based in Vancouver, Canada. I seek to share science-based perspectives to help people lose fat and gain muscle. These will reflect the current expert consensus in the scientific bodybuilding community. I‘m lifetime drug-free and have been training for 6 years.

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    Disclaimers: Consider seeing a physician to assess your readiness before beginning any fitness program. Information presented here is to be applied intelligently in the individual context. I do not assume liability for any loss incurred by using information in this podcast.

    • 1 hr 14 min
    5. Patty Lifts: Powerbuilding, Bulking Lessons, Starting Prep (WNBF PRO Natural Men's Physique)

    5. Patty Lifts: Powerbuilding, Bulking Lessons, Starting Prep (WNBF PRO Natural Men's Physique)

    Patrick Macinnis is a pro natural men’s physique athlete, powerlifter, and science-based coach. In this interview we discuss his last bulking phase and plans for his upcoming competitive season. We also discuss balancing powerlifting and bodybuilding and programming strategies for “powerbuilding.”



    IG: @patty.lifts

    Website: https://www.teamlifts.com/

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    Check out my YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/AskDrSwole

    Follow me on Instagram: http://instagram.com/dr_swole

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    How to lose fat: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL-U2jvez_hi_9w4ZmARG9sYzKXDO5Pdq7

    How to set up a training program: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL-U2jvez_hi-uidDJhwCiEnWo1O_uR_x3

    How I prepare for a bodybuilding show: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL-U2jvez_hi8bTJspQvYAeYlpvplqVXFS

    Check out my other series: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUIe8bnLLrKl4GDlz4whfIw/playlists

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    About me: I'm a medical doctor and natural men’s physique athlete based in Vancouver, Canada. I seek to share science-based perspectives to help people lose fat and gain muscle. These will reflect the current expert consensus in the scientific bodybuilding community. I‘m lifetime drug-free and have been training for 6 years.

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    Disclaimers: Consider seeing a physician to assess your readiness before beginning any fitness program. Information presented here is to be applied intelligently in the individual context. I do not assume liability for any loss incurred by using information in this podcast.

    • 51 min

Customer Reviews

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Tsumtsumplaya ,

Informative!

Very informative and interesting! Can’t wait for the next episode!

joewiththeabs ,

Excellent Podcast

This is a fantastic podcast. Very informative!

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Great podcast

Excellent material Bill! Keep up the good work

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